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Early Origins of the Pettyjohn family
The surname Pettyjohn was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France where they held a family seat
in the seigneurie of Rotalier. The main stem of the family would also be elected to the nobility of Bourgogne, and Pierre Petitjean was a counselor in 1751 in the Chambre des Comptes de Bourgogne.
Early History of the Pettyjohn family
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Pettyjohn Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Petitjean, Pettitjean, Pettittjean, PetitJean, PettitJean, PettittJean, Petijean, Pettijean, Pettijean, PetiJean, PettiJean, Pettitjohn, Petijohn, Pettijohn, Pettitjohn, PetitJohn, PettitJohn, PettittJohn, PettyJohn, Petyjohn and many more.
Early Notables of the Pettyjohn family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pettyjohn family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pierre Petitjean arrived in Quebec from Aunis on the west coast of France in 1710. This is most likely his point of embarkation, not his home province. Jean PetitJean arrived in Lousiana in 1715. Mr. Petitjean arrived in Louisiana in 1719..
Contemporary Notables of the name Pettyjohn (post 1700)
- Jade Elizabeth Pettyjohn (b. 2000), American actress, known for her roles as McKenna Brooks in An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars
- Angelique Pettyjohn (1943-1992), born Dorothy Lee Perrins, an American actress and burlesque queen who appeared as the drill thrall Shahna in the Star Trek episode, "The Gamesters of Triskelion"